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Five Tips to Securing a CCTSI Pilot Grant

The CCTSI Pilot Grant Program is probably the best-known of our CCTSI offerings. Yet, word on the street is that securing a pilot grant can be challenging. These one-year awards are certainly competitive—and we believe they are essential to catalyzing and accelerating translational research in Colorado. Our goal is to enable junior investigators, technology-experienced scientists and community-collaborative researchers to jumpstart their ideas, generate data, develop technologies for larger grants, clinical trials and ultimately improve patient care and public health.


Author Debra Szuster, MS | Publish Date December 14, 2021
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The New England Journal of Medicine

Learning to Say Goodbye

news outletThe New England Journal of Medicine
Publish DateJune 20, 2024

Jamie Feinstein, MD, MPH, who has been a pilot awardee and research scholar of the CCTSI, is the author of a heartful and inspirational essay in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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CPR

Kate Showalter knew that cancer might come for her, ever since it took her mother’s life in 2002.

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 19, 2024

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate PAP’s effects on depression, anxiety, and existential distress (demoralization and death anxiety). The baseline and screening visits are done in the CCTSI’s outpatient CTRC.

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Self

Supplements That Promise to Make You Prettier, Healthier, Better Are Everywhere. Here’s What the Science Says

news outletSelf
Publish DateJune 18, 2024

“Best case scenario: You just pee it out,” Aimee Bernard, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Immunology & Microbiology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Co-Director of Communicating Your Science to the Public at the CCTSI, tells SELF.

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CNN

‘Ozempic babies’: Reports of surprise pregnancies raise new questions about weight loss drugs

news outletCNN
Publish DateMay 13, 2024

Dr. Melanie Cree is now conducting a larger and longer clinical trial, funded by the NIH, focusing on fertility outcomes for young women with PCOS who take semaglutide. The study will be held at CCTSI’s CHCO CTRC.

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